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U.S. LSM Type
 
 


"Eidechse" L 751
- Medium Landing Ship, - Ex. U.S. LSM 553
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark in the sixties.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

Displacement: 743 tons (Beaching) - 1.095 tons full load
length o. a.: 203,5 feet
Beam: 34,5 feet
Draft: 8,3 feet
Guns: 2 - 40 mm AA, twin
Propulsion: 2 General Motors Diesels, 2.800 bhp, 2 shafts
Speed: 12,5 knots
 
 
 


"Viper" L 753
- Medium Landing Ship, - Ex. U.S. LSM 558
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark in the sixties.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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U.S. LSM(R) Type
 
 


"Natter"  L 755
- Medium Landing Ship (Rocket), - Ex.-U.S. LSMR 534 "Thames River"
Photographed in Lillebælt, Denmark in the sixties.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

Displacement: 994 tons (Attack), - 1.084 tons full load
Length o. a.: 206,25 feet
Beam: 34,5 feet
Draft: 7,25 feet
Guns: 1 - 5", 4 - 40 mm AA (twin).
Rockets: 16 - 5" rocket projectors.
Propulsion: 2 General Motors diesels, - 2.800 bhp, - 2 shafts
Speed: 12,6 knots.

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